a team you can trust
We are a team of dedicated professionals that came out of commercial banks, with a background in M&A and Leveraged Finance. We apply our experience, contacts, and operational knowledge to take companies to the next level.
Phil Kain has over 20 years of professional experience in corporate banking and leveraged lending. Phil has closed well over 200 middle market transactions during his career.
Phil has proven expertise in sourcing and structuring debt for lower middle market companies and private equity firms. Phil is a 1990 graduate of the University of Michigan, residing in Chicago with his wife and 3 children.
Rick Lopez has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, with fifteen years spent serving the Middle Market. Rick has provided financing and guidance to companies across various types of ownership and industries.
Rick has a Bachelors degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and earned his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He resides in Naperville with his wife and 2 children.
Prior to joining Rush Street Capital, Jeffrey worked at Northwestern Mutual helping a team of advisers with their investment and insurance practices’. He is a DePaul University graduate, earning a bachelor’s degree.
Jeffrey is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Residing in Lincoln Park, Jeffrey is an avid reader, a bit of a health nut, but frequents many of the great restaurants the city has to offer.
Prior to joining Rush Street Capital, James worked in Institutional Sales at Zacks Investment Research, where he sold research platforms to Portfolio Managers, CIOs, and Financial Advisors at Broker Dealers, RIAs, and other institutions.
He is a bit of a fitness freak, a lover of History, and a die-hard Cleveland sports fan. He is always up for any sort of Chicago adventure. James is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, and resides in Lincoln Park.